Specimen Information

Channa argus
Channa argus
(Northern Snakehead)
Fishes
Exotic

Specimen ID279922
GroupFishes
GenusChanna
Speciesargus
Common NameNorthern Snakehead
StateMD
CountyCalvert
LocalityFishing Creek in Chesapeake Beach
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameSevern
HUC8 Number02060004
HUC10 NameHerring Bay-Chesapeake Bay
HUC10 Number0206000404
HUC12 NameTracys Creek-Herring Bay
HUC12 Number020600040402
Map
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Collection Day9
Collection Month11
Collection Year2011
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayreleased for food
Statusestablished
Record TypePersonal communication
VerifierMary Groves, Maryland DNR
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Collected1


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2021]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [7/24/2021].

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